This week we catch up with researcher and graduate student, Anne Marie Porter. Anne Marie shares with us her research exploring games and health. Yes, you read that right. HEALTH. Listen to hear some fascinating effects gaming can have on the brain. Rhonda and I WRaP up our week as the fall TV season takes… Continue reading Episode 134 – Anne Marie Porter: Gaming & Health Research
Revolution 60's All Female Cast We are honored to have Brianna (Bri) Wu join us on the show this week. Bri is co-founder and head of development for Giant Spacekat Studio. Their chose your own adventure like game, Revolution 60, is now out on iOS and soon to be available on PC. We talk about… Continue reading Episode 129 – Brianna Wu from Giant Spacekat Studio
This week, we have the pleasure of chatting with Kelsey from Nerdy but Flirty and Stream Friends! We talk about favorite games, streaming, editing a site, and keeping up with gaming news. Make sure to check Kelsey out on Twitter and watch her streams! We also started a new segment - Vacation Book Recommendations! We have ideas for your vacation… Continue reading Episode 118 – Kelsey from Nerdy but Flirty
I grew up as a bit of a tomboy. I didn’t mind getting dirty or wrestling with my friends or my cousins. You see, I am the only girl in my family. I have three older brothers… waaaay older actually. The youngest is 17 years older than me. So I grew up with a pretty… Continue reading Gamer – Tomboy – Girly Girl
Generally, I try not to think about episodes in terms of favorites but I have to confess that our guest this week has already become a favorite. Nika Harper joins us from the Geek & Sundry vlog channel. Her new show, Story Mode, combines game play and story telling - two of the things we love the most about… Continue reading Episode 102 – Nika Harper: Story Mode
This week, we return to the roots of Game on Girl and interview self-proclaimed NON-gamer, Pallas Langford. We have a great conversation about old school gaming, WoW, and how mastery and role play mix. Rhonda and I WRaP about our latest selection of games, movies, TV shows, and books. What recommendations do you have… Continue reading Episode 97 – Pallas Langford
We often talk on the show about how gaming does a lot for us personally but this week we take on the topic of how gaming contributes to an overall healthier, happier world through some great gaming charities. Here are some of the groups we talk about. Check them out and let us know what… Continue reading Episode 96: Gaming is Good
This week, Rhonda and I talk about the recent implementation by a handful of Swedish cinemas to rate movies based on the Bechdel test. We discuss whether this is a fair means of measuring the worth of a movie or if the test itself is too limiting. Would a gender rating influence your movie selection on a Saturday… Continue reading Episode 87 – Gender Ratings: A Good or Bad Idea?
Delighted to have another host from the Ladies of Leet join us for the show this week. Nicole Spag joins us for a great conversation and perhaps the fastest hour of conversation we've ever had on Game on Girl! Nicole is a gamer, podcaster, mom, app developer... oh my! Rhonda and I WRaP about our week in geek, chatting… Continue reading Episode 86 – Nicole Spag from LoL
I’m not a gamer. Recently I was re-listening to Game on Girl’s great interview with author Genese Davis (episode 62) and was struck by their conversation about the term “gamer.” They were discussing how culture often perceives “gamers” as anti-social misfits living in their parents’ basement and playing non-stop. This is a fairly common discussion… Continue reading I play sometimes, but. . .